Rescue border collies at Crufts dog show

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Pups gear up for Britain's biggest dog show

Collie cross Tiff (2nd left), a 5-month-old homeless rescue dog, joins Collie dogs Holly (left), Frostie and Jimmy (right) on March 5 at the Valgrays Border Collie Rescue Centre for a photocall to kick off ahead of the launch of the annual Crufts dog show in Birmingham, England.

Over 22,000 dogs and their owners are vying for a variety of accolades throughout the 4-day competition, including the coveted 'Best In Show' title.

Holly, Frostie and Jimmy, which were all rehomed by the rescue organization, are taking part in this year's agility events at Crufts.

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